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Dolores Ann Bauder


Dolores Ann (Brugger) Anthony Bauder, 83 of Schnecksville formerly of Allentown passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022. Born on March 26, 1939 in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late John J. II and Ann T. (Kristofik) Brugger. 

She was predeceased by her loving husband Royal D. Bauder, her brother John and sister Annette. She was the loving mother of sons William Anthony & wife Patty of Limeport, Robert Anthony & wife Denise of New Jersey, son Barry Anthony & wife Jann of Salisbury; daughter Donna Marie & husband Mark Walsh of Coplay; brother Cornelius Brugger & wife Sara; sister Mary Jane & Frank Seaman; sister-in-law Anna Brugger. She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School. Dolores worked for the Bethlehem Steel and St. Luke’s Hospital in her younger years. She worked for Lehigh Country Club, the Allentown School District, and most recently Suray doing food demos at Giant Food Stores for 18 years. She also was passionate about playing Mrs. Claus at Bethlehem Christkindlmarkt with the real Santa Claus for years. She was a passionate and loving mother to her family, and she will be missed by many.

Services: Mass at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 4456 Main St., Egypt section of Whitehall. Visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. in the church.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Family Pillars Hospice, Inc., 3910 Adler Place Suite 130, Bethlehem, Pa. 18017. Arrangements by Nicos C. Elias Funeral Home, Allentown.